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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A speech defect marked by abnormal repetition of syllables, words, or phrases.

Usage examples (3)
  • Schizophrenics frequently speak in a stilted, manneristic fashion, and the fluency of their speech may be intermittently disturbed, with paucity of speech, verbigeration...
  • Complex vocal tics may involve having to repeat one phrase over and over, whether it is something one heard (echolalia) or one's own last words (palilalia). "
  • (echolalia) or one's own last words (palilalia). "- www. Jen, one of for more
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